What does SCUBA stand for?
Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus.
How old do I need to be to start SCUBA?
The minimum age is 10 years old.
How long do classes take?
Most classes are done in six weeks, meeting once a week. We also offer accelerated classes.
What is the cost for classes for Open Water Scuba (beginner)?
$375.00. This includes your books, classroom, pool time, and instructor fees.
What equipment do I need to provide?
Mask, Fins, snorkel and weight belt with 6-8 pounds. We supply everything else. We sell those items right here at Diver’s Den.
Do you offer private classes?
Yes! We offer private classes if needed, and our eLearning materials can be accessed whenever you wish right on our website.
How long is my certification card good for?
The diving certification is good for life!
How often can we dive here in New England?
You can dive all year round as long as you have the appropriate wet suit.
How long has Diver’s Den Dive Shop been teaching students?
Since 1967, 46 years this year!
Does Diver’s Den Dive Shop run trips to the Caribbean?
Yes! We take trips twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring, to many exciting places.